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  • Will this improve the sport

    10 41.67%
  • Does this set it back another 5 years

    7 29.17%
  • Should they allow manage human engineering

    3 12.50%
  • Nobody cares, professional cycling is a dying sport

    4 16.67%
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  1. #1
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    Now Alberto Contador

    So news just came out that Contador is guilty of doping, he is loosing his 2010 Tour de France win, meaning Schleck is now the winner

    Andy Schleck Reacts To Contador's Doping Ban | Cyclingnews.com

    So I have a question, does it really matter, is the sport killing itself or will this make it better..

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    Don't they all " dope"? It's just a matter of who gets caught?

    I know a few folks that ride faster after they stop and dope, but I don't think it ruins cycling. Just a part of it. Like all other sports just don't get caught.


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    My vote would have been for: "catching" dopers doesn't improve the sport, the sport is not "dying" because they "catch" dopers, I watch every minute of the TDF and don't care how many of them are doping. I used to think that only a few do but it seems they all do, they just can't help it. I mean, if they all dope, it's an even competition anyway, right?
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    Take some strong cold medicine in it and you could join the group of dopers! Now to just make it to the tour.......,...... Hmm that's much harder.


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    Option E- clusterfock, process needs to be overhauled

    Watching the tour is nice cause the coverage is really good but I prefer the spring one day races, wonder why the winners of those races never get nailed for doping??

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    Option F - There should be a dope-tastic category where anything goes. Makes things more interesting if the winner's heart explodes thru his/her chest

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    Pro road cycling isn't killing itself, it's getting most of its help from the UCI. UCI too political, with too many money ties to make any kind of objective decision. I'm with rroeder, the system needs a good ass whooping.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pau11y View Post
    Option F - There should be a dope-tastic category where anything goes. Makes things more interesting if the winner's heart explodes thru his/her chest
    I agree with this idea. They should have an Open-doping class and a Non-doping class. This would definitely keep things interesting.

    And hey HTRN, it's not really doping if it's legal...

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    I watch these superb athletes doing what they do in professional road racing, I see them doing super human stuff on Le Tour, then a bunch of fat f!!k suits throw up the Doping Flag, like they're helping the sport. They should all just get out of the way. Do they think us, the viewing public, are in support of their lame azz allegations? Only those who hate road racing could support these clowns.
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    Doesn't sound like Andy has any interest in Alberto's Turd De France title.

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    Is this Contador a mountain biker? must be a pro-trials rider or something as I haven't heard of him
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    This should help Cadel defend his title. There, Kaj, is the MTB connection and since it was Michelle Farrari who convinced Cadel to switch to road biking we have covered the doping connection as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BobGolden View Post
    This should help Cadel defend his title. There, Kaj, is the MTB connection and since it was Michelle Farrari who convinced Cadel to switch to road biking we have covered the doping connection as well.
    I didn't know that about Cadel and the Ferrari. I hear that Michelle guy has the goods. I wonder if he could help my time riding up the link to Betasso. Bryan Alders has me crushed on Strava right now.
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    Used to be that who won or lost TdF was a battle of pharmacology. Now the title seems to be held or granted on the playfield of lawyers and PR juggernauts.
    Since when did Need have anything to do with this?

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    I have heard competition weight lifters have 'roid' competitions and an 'non-roid' competitions. I agree with P1y...let them have a class for each. If they don't care what they do to their bodies to win...let them suffer the consequences of their actions. Pro-Choice if you will. I still enjoy the TdF and would watch one way or the other.
    I am curious as to what the difference in time between the two would be???
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    I honestly think having classes like drag racing is the way to go.

    They could start with 2 classes: Top Fuel and Stock. Maybe expand it from there.

    I'd like to see how many guys choose Top Fuel.

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    Whoever wrote these poll answers is apparently on drugs...
    Tact is for people not witty enough to be sarcastic...

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    Nope

    Clean and sober

    Unless you consider the beer I have in my hand a drug

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